Graduate Assistants


  • Tanya Boucicaut

    Tanya Boucicaut

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

    Hip Hop rhetoric, Black Church rhetoric, community studies, personal narrative, documentary rhetoric, non-traditional students, theological writing


  • Michelle Conklin-Kusel

    Michelle Conklin-Kusel

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

    Academic, baseline, civic, and information literacies; news media's role in the public sphere; propaganda and fake news; first-year composition; writing program administration; applying Stasis Theory to teaching research and writing; critical thinking and logical fallacies; Kenneth Burke's theory on identification and division in relation to political power and influence.



  • Indigo Eriksen

    Indigo Eriksen

    feminist theory and pedagogy, composition, advocacy, gender studies


  • Veronica J Garrison-Joyner

    Veronica J Garrison-Joyner

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

    composition pedagogy, digital rhetoric and literacy, multilingual learners, minority student populations

  • Jenny Goransson

    Jenny Goransson

    Graduate Lecturer

  • Jason Grant

    Jason Grant

    Graduate Research Assistant

    Rhetorical Theory, Rhetorical Criticism, Public Discourse, Political Discourse, Local Government, Public Administration

  • George Guay

    George Guay

    Graduate Teaching Assistant


  • Ronada Hewitt

    Ronada Hewitt

    Graduate Lecturer

    Millennial Protest/Rhetoric of Confrontation

  • Joan Jiyoung Hwang

    Joan Jiyoung Hwang

    Graduate Research Assistant

    Writing and Rhetoric, Translingualism, Multimodality, Writing Across the Curriculum



  • Kathryn Marie Meeks

    Kathryn Marie Meeks

    Graduate Research Assistant

    Visual Rhetoric, Professional and Technical Writing, Rhetoric, Writing Studies

  • Maria Carolina Miranda

    Maria Carolina Miranda

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

  • Munira Mutmainna

    Munira Mutmainna

    Graduate Research Assistant

    International, multilingual, multicultural technical communication and writing, rhetoric of health and medicine, access and marginalized populations, immigrant population, research methods, technology and qualitative research.


  • Nic Nusbaumer

    Nic Nusbaumer

    Graduate Lecturer

    Institutional Rhetorics, Institutional Ethnography, Composition Pedagogy


  • Emily Sok

    Emily Sok

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

    reading in freshman composition, reading and writing identities, inequity and racism connected to literacy/literacies, the science of reading, K-12 language practices and their connections with college writing, multiplicity as a teaching philosophy and methodological phenomenon, Kenneth Burke, Richard III


  • John P Walter

    John P Walter

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

    digital rhetoric, technical communication, digital curation, theories and histories of rhetoric, digital humanities, composition pedagogy, rhetorics and poetics of memory, media ecology, medieval rhetorics and poetics